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Tesla Leaker Is ‘Looking Forward To The Lawsuit’ Over Alleged Stolen Documents 

Former Tesla technician Martin Tripp told Jalopnik on Thursday that he’s lawyering up and plans to file a countersuit against the automaker, which accused him on Tuesday of stealing reams of confidential data and making false claims to news outlets. That’s all to say nothing of his heated, headline-grabbing email…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Here’s The Wild Email Exchange Between Tesla’s Alleged ‘Saboteur’ And Elon Musk

Late Wednesday, after Tesla filed a lawsuit against former Gigafactory technician Marty Tripp, the ex-technician shared emails with the Washington Post that highlighted a heated back-and-forth between him and CEO Elon Musk. At first, it seemed like Musk fired off a quick jab before the suit was filed, calling Tripp a…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Tesla Sues Ex-Employee For Allegedly Stealing Confidential Data And Lying To Media

After cryptically saying in an email over the weekend that Tesla had been sabotaged by a recently-fired employee, the automaker sued a former technician on Tuesday, alleging he stole reams of confidential data and made false claims to news outlets.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Feds Declare Tesla Autopilot-Tricking ‘Autopilot Buddy’ Unsafe Because Yeah It’s Unsafe

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has issued a cease and desist letter to Dolder, Falco and Reese Partners, LLC, the company that makes an idiotic and dangerous product called the Autopilot Buddy, a $199 lump of plastic and magnets that fools a Tesla’s Autopilot system into thinking you’re paying…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Elon Musk Reportedly Claims ‘Extensive And Damaging Sabotage’ By Tesla Employee

In a bizarre email sent out on Sunday, Elon Musk apparently claimed a Tesla employee sabotaged the company’s manufacturing operations and leaked sensitive information to third parties. On top of that, CNBC reports, the billionaire sent another email on Monday implying that someone may have intentionally started a fire…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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GM Offers Bolt EV To ‘West Wing’ Actress After Her Husband’s Tesla Model S Burst Into Flames 

Actress Mary McCormack, best known for her role on the political drama The West Wing, called Tesla out on Saturday after her husband’s Model S abruptly caught fire while in traffic, a sight she captured on video and has since been shared widely on social media. The incident caught the attention of General Motors,…Read more… […]

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Elon Musk’s Boring Company Wins Bid to Build High-Speed Underground Rail in Chicago

Elon Musk’s underground transportation business, The Boring Company, has won a bid to create an underground high-speed rail line from downtown Chicago to O’Hare International Airport. The company beat out at least four other developers for the project, and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is expected to make an official…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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I Had A Look Around The Tesla Model S Shooting Brake And It’s Pretty Cool

There’s a new Tesla in town. It’s a shiny new Tesla Model S Shooting Brake built by coach uilders RemetzCar and penned by London-based Niels van Roij Design. It was launched at the Dutch Embassy in London so I went to have a look at it, and to be given a passenger ride by the […]

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Lawsuit: Tesla Fired Exec After He Raised Concerns About Workplace Injuries Going Unreported 

Tesla has been dogged by reports that it fails to report serious workplace injuries on legally-mandated logs, and now the automaker’s former safety director is claiming in a lawsuit that he was fired in retaliation for raising concerns about the alleged practice. Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Tesla Will ‘Begin To Enable Full Self-Driving Features’ In August, But It’s Unclear What That Means

Tesla has been a leader in semi-autonomous driving tech for some time, but that’s been a double-edged sword. While ahead of many competitors, it now faces several investigations over crashes involving its Autopilot system and a flurry of criticism from safety advocates over how it is advertised. Nonetheless, CEO Elon…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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